BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Two Emerson School of Hospitality students were stabbed Wednesday morning at the Fountain Plaza metro station after three Buffalo School of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management students allegedly started a “violent altercation,” according to Buffalo Public Schools.
Shortly before 9 a.m., the teens, who are 16 and 17 years old, were stabbed during the argument that took place while they were exiting the station, Buffalo police told News 4.
Both students were taken to Erie County Medical Center for stitches and were released to their parents.
The three Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management students have been suspended. Two of the students, with their parents, were questioned by Buffalo Police. The third student was released to a relative and will be questioned when a parent is able to be present.
As the investigation continues, anyone with information on this incident can call or text the Buffalo Police Department’s confidential tip line at (716) 847-2255.
Initially, NFTA police were handling the investigation, but it has since been turned over to the Buffalo Police Department.
Patrick Ryan is an award-winning reporter who has been part of the News 4 team since 2020. See more of his work here and follow him on Twitter.
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